Active now for almost a decade, SoCal roots rockers Dead Rock West have chosen a righteous path on their latest collection Bright Morning Stars. “These songs urge you to look up,” says guitarist Franke Lee Drennen, “whatever that means to you.” Lending Drennen and vocalist Cindy Wasserman a hand on their spiritual journey are members of X and Mark Olson (Jayhawks). After the jump we’ve got “God Help Me,” a cover of the Jesus & Mary Chain tune from Stoned & Dethroned. X’s DJ Bonebrake is on percussion.
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Bright Morning Stars is out 4/12 on Red River Records.